Lillian Wambui ChegeSenior Advisor, Sponsored Projects and Funds
Lillian joined Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors in August 2020. As an Advisor on the Sponsored Projects and Funds team, she manages a diverse portfolio of projects focused on culture, education, environment, equity, and sustainability. Lillian is also supporting the growth of a fund designed to support organizations focused on women’s economic empowerment.
Lillian has a diverse breadth of experience in the social impact space. Prior to joining Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Lillian worked for various philanthropic organizations, including the Rockefeller Foundation to help structure philanthropic spend and develop global interventions that aim to secure social and economic resilience of individuals and communities. Lillian has also led a premier talent incubator focused on harnessing the latent power of Africa’s youth to combat high unemployment and help accelerate economic growth. Lillian has an M.S. in International Affairs from The New School University and serves as a Trustee of the Berkeley Carroll School.